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Maltese for Sale Highlights
One of the dog breeds that are suitable for first-time owners, a Maltese is an energetic and loveable companion that easily gets along with anyone. For those who live in a flat or smaller space, they will fit right into your home! Curious to know more about this adorable creature? Read on to find out and purchase Maltese for sale Singapore here!
Maltese for sale come in fun sizes but make up for it with their sweet and playful nature. Known for their silky white coat, these charming puppies are easy to train, and can easily adapt well to their surroundings. Their fur is usually either short and straight or long and straight that reaches the floor. They may be tiny, but they also make great alert watchdogs with their mighty barks that can be heard easily. A Maltese for sale is also a breed that sheds less, making them a great option for hypoallergenic breeds.
Maltese for sale are loyal and make for excellent companions or therapy dogs. They fit easily into families, however, pet owners must be extra careful when it comes to Maltese dogs and kids interacting with each other. Their fragile stature makes them more prone to injuries, which is why it’s important to teach kids beforehand how to handle them.
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Believe it or not, Maltese has been around for a long time, dating back to the 19th century. They are considered a “Bichon” dog first believed to be found in Malta, Sicily, Egypt, and Southern Europe. They’ve had several names in the past before ultimately settling on “Maltese” as they were formally declared as pets in Britain. Maltese for sale have been around for as long as they have existed due to the demand for them as companion dogs for nobles and royal families. A Maltese was considered to be one of the breeds to be shown in the very first dog show in the United Kingdom.
A Maltese for sale is a teeny-tiny dog that comes with a big personality and loads of energy that could rival a big dog. They are very affectionate, gentle, and loyal to their owners. Maltese puppies are also trusting and responsive. They are intelligent breeds that enjoy playing and learning tricks, although some of them may be stubborn, you have to be patient and attentive, so they can follow your commands with ease. Don’t be fooled by their adorable appearance; they are natural watchdogs that are alert when it comes to unfamiliar noises.
Naturally born companion dogs, they thrive under constant attention and may suffer from separation anxiety if left unattended for hours. They may get along with most people, but pet owners must keep an eye on their children or other dogs when playing with them, since they are known to be intolerant and fuzzy with those around them that they are unfamiliar with. It’s important to teach and train your dog with proper socialization and obedience training to avoid any possible harm.
They come in a compact and small stature that typically weighs around 4 – 7 pounds. Male Maltese for sale usually stand around 8.5-10 inches while females stand at 7.5-9 inches in height when they reach adulthood.
It is believed that their breed used to come in more colours but generally, the most popular fur colour for this breed is White. Some of them may come with tinges of light tan or lemon markings.
Maltese Grooming & Care
Maltese for sale have silky, human-like hair that rarely sheds, which is a plus for those looking for a hypoallergenic breed. Since they have white coats, they are more prone to dirt and the texture can easily mat if not properly groomed. Their fur makes them tolerate both cold and hot weather conditions (except extreme ones). Like with other breeds, it’s important to give them frequent baths weekly to keep their coat shiny and healthy. Their coats need more maintenance since it’s more prone to tangles, mats, and split-ends. Make it a habit to brush their hair every day to prevent these problems. Usually, their coat gets long enough to touch the floor, but it’s the owner’s choice if they want to keep them long or short.
Most of them also get tear stains, rust-coloured streaks that run down along their eyes. Check with your local veterinarian to see if there are any underlying issues due to this. Regular trimming or putting a clip over their hair is a must to also keep the fur out of their eyes. Don’t forget to check the ears and nails when grooming them!
Maltese Health / Training/ Nutrition
Ready to train and get active with a Maltese for sale? This breed is healthy overall, but never miss an appointment with your local veterinarian for annual check-ups to keep your pup healthy. Typically, they have a long lifespan and can live up to 15 years.
As responsible pet owners, make sure to keep your eye on your pet to prevent any serious injuries due to their fragile stature. A Maltese for sale also enjoys walks, but they do not require serious exercise because of how active and energetic they are indoors.
It is important to feed your pet with the right amount of food and prevent overfeeding. Some Maltese for sale may have sensitive digestive systems and may even be picky eaters. You may consult with your veterinarian for recommendations on their diet or for any problems they may have.
Maltese For Sale & Price Singapore
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